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swimming events

Swim Serpentine

Two day open water swimming festival held in and around the Serpentine, the venue for the open water swimming competition at the London 2012 Olympics. 

Where: Hyde Park, London

On the day

6,000 swimmers will swim one mile in open water in this mass participant event. Every swimmer will be allocated a specific start wave with a total of 18 waves of swimmers setting off at regular intervals during the day. In this mass participation mile you must either wear a wetsuit or use a tow-float. Both wetsuit and tow-float hire will be available at the Serpentine on the day. 

All of our places for Swim Serpentine 2016 have now been filled. If you are successful in securing your own place in the event we would love you to swim for us, please contact the fundraising team for more information.

How we'll support you

All of our swimmers will receive the following in the run up to their event:

  • fundraising pack including lots of great ideas and fundraising materials to help you reach your target
  • Epilepsy Society t-shirt
  • dedicated support from our brilliant fundraising team.



Other swimming events

We would be delighted to support you as you take part in any swimming challenge. All you need to do is sign up for your own place in a swimming event of your choice or organise your own swimming challenge, perhaps swimming a number of lengths at your local swimming pool?

Alternatively why not cycleskydive or run for Epilepsy Society?